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Summerlike as we approach the Fall Equinox

September 17, 2017 0 Comments
Summerlike as we approach the Fall Equinox

  Even though astronomical fall arrives Friday, September 22nd, it will likely feel more like August given the expected weather patterns.  Temperatures could be soaring 10 to 12 degrees above normal with muggy dew points in the 60s at times as well.   As you will notice in the 6-10 day temperature map from Climate […]

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When Do We Get our First 32 Degree Temperature in Wausau?

September 10, 2017 0 Comments
When Do We Get our First 32 Degree Temperature in Wausau?

  Well we had several nights recently with frosty lows in the low 30s in the Northwoods and cranberry marshes throughout the state.  However the coldest the Wausau Downtown Airport has been so far this year is 40 degrees.  There is definitely a heat island effect surrounding the Airport with urban development for miles in […]

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September Is Trending Dry for Wisconsin

September 3, 2017 0 Comments
September Is Trending Dry for Wisconsin

  Despite the chance for some spotty showers through this Wednesday around Wisconsin, the overall patterns are favoring drier than normal conditions in Wisconsin this month. Check out the Climate Prediction Center’s 6 to 10 day outlook for September 9th-13th.   It shows a large stripe of likely below normal precipitation all the way from […]

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September Outlook

August 22, 2017 0 Comments
September Outlook

  Meteorological autumn begins on September 1st.  So what might the overall trends in the weather be across the nation? According to the Climate Prediction Center, September has equal chances of being warmer than normal, cooler than normal, or normal for temperature in Wisconsin and much of middle slice of the nation.   Meanwhile they […]

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August 2017 Outlook

July 23, 2017 0 Comments
August 2017 Outlook

  Well, here we are racing through July.  At least temperatures have not been too hot in Wisconsin.  We can’t say the same for states just to our west and south however.  So what does the preliminary outlook for the final month of meteorological summer hold?  According to the Climate Prediction Center there is a […]

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Hot spells likely to visit Wisconsin in upcoming weeks

July 2, 2017 1 Comment
Hot spells likely to visit Wisconsin in upcoming weeks

July is on average is the warmest month of the year to begin with in Wisconsin.  However if you throw a strong upper atmospheric ridge in the steering currents into the mix, you can end up with some searing heat waves.  Several of our medium range models are suggesting the strong heat wave that has been […]

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July 4th Weather Stats and Preview

June 25, 2017 0 Comments
July 4th Weather Stats and Preview

  I can hardly believe we are racing up toward July 4th.  How about you?  When I was a kid July 4th always felt like the midpoint of summer.  Of course back then we got out of school like around the 25th of May already.   This year, with the crazy frequent rainfall and cloud […]

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Drenching in the Midwest???

May 14, 2017 0 Comments
Drenching in the Midwest???

  Through May 14th it has been a pretty dry month around Wisconsin.  By May 21st we will likely be singing a much different tune.  Take a look at the 7-day precipitation forecast from NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center.     It shows a very impressive swath of heavy rain totals from Texas all the way […]

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Summer Weather May Sneak In Soon

May 9, 2017 0 Comments
Summer Weather May Sneak In Soon

  So far May 2017 has been a bit cool to maybe lukewarm in Wisconsin.  The patterns may be about to change.  The Climate Prediction Center’s outlook for the week of May 17th to the 23rd is projecting above normal temperatures over most of the eastern half of the nation, including Wisconsin.     Considering […]

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March Outlook

February 28, 2017 1 Comment
March Outlook

  March is coming in like a lion across the Midwest but overall it could turn out to be warmer than normal according to the Climate Prediction Center.   In fact the CPC is projecting a good chance of being warmer than usual over most of the lower 48 states with the highest probability over the […]

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